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US, Britain Sending Warships to Help Philippine Relief Efforts

The United States is sending an aircraft carrier to the Philippines to help speed up relief efforts after a typhoon killed an estimated 10,000 people in one city alone, with fears the toll could rise sharply as rescuers reach devastated towns.   The USS George Washington aircraft carrier should arrive in 48 to 72 hours, the Pentagon said, confirming a Reuters report.   A statement said crew from the George Washington, which carries some 5,000 sailors and more than 80 aircraft,...

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